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Supervisors Accept Bid On Motor Grader

Bids for a new motor grader were opened during the July 19 Kearney County Board of Supervisors meeting. Two companies submitted bids with a total of five machines to choose from. Representatives from both bidding businesses were present. Murphy Tractor and Supply submitted proposals for four differe...

City Approves First Reading Of New Private Swimming Pool Ordinance At Meeting

The Minden City Council approved the first reading of a new ordinance concerning private swimming pools during the July 18 meeting. The council, short one member, the mayor, and the City Attorney, reviewed the proposed addition to Chapter 14 of the Municipal Code before taking action. Ordinance #121...

Aspegren Donates Hog For Lifelong Friend Parker Sturgis Scholarship Fund

The late 4-H club member Parker Sturgis was honored during the 2016 Kearney County Fair when Lance Aspegren donated the proceeds from selling his hog to the Parker Sturgis Scholarship Fund. Aspegren and Sturgis were lifelong friends. The two boys enjoyed many activities together including showing li...

Rotary Club: An Organization That Gives Back

By Jennifer Sorensen Rotary Club is a worldwide organization where its members enjoy food, entertainment and conversation. Much more than that it’s a place to give back. Rotary meets every Tuesday at the Minden Opera House at 12:00 p.m. The members eat lunch, which is catered by Mason’s; have a...

Summer Lunch Program: So Every Child Can Have A Good Meal

By Jennifer Sorensen The Summer Lunch Program has been providing the citizens of Minden nutritious and free meals. Lunch has been served Monday through Thursday and will conclude on July 28th. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch is served until 12:30 p.m., doors close at 1:00 p.m. Evangelical Free Chu...

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Cornerstone To Purchase State Bank Of Hildreth

An announcement was made Monday, July 18 that Cornerstone Bank has entered into an agreement with The State Bank of Hildreth to purchase the assets of The State Bank of Hildreth.  As of June 30, 2016,...

The Senior Center: A Place For Much More Than Food

By JENNIFER SORENSEN The Senior Center is a place for food, fellowship, and fun. The center is open from 8 a.m-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. People 60 and older have a suggested donation of $4 to eat...

Minden Will Host NACT One Act Festival

Minden Opera House in cooperation with Minden Community Players will host the 2016 Nebraska Association of Community Theatres festival July 22-24. The event will feature One Act productions performed by...

MPS Signs With Coca Cola, Updates Policies

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education revisited their beverage contract at the July 11 meeting. The matter had been delayed during the June meeting to allow written proposals from both Pepsi and...

Cornerstone Purchases Wilcox Branch Of Iowa-Nebraska State Bank

Effective July 15, 2016, the Wilcox branch of Iowa-Nebraska State Bank was merged into Cornerstone Bank. Mike Soneson will serve as vice president and manager of the Wilcox branch. Mike is a native of...

Ayres Earns Award At National Leadership Conference

Be The Gift Nebraska Awards Scholarship

Connor Carpenter Takes On Open Class

The Space Family Learns From Fair While Having Fun

Amanda Wubbenhorst Shows Off Sewing Skills At Kearney County Fair

Lance Aspegren Continues Family Tradition of 4-H

Dornhoff Sisters Show Cows At Fair And Learn Valuable Life Lessons

KC Kids Update Fairgrounds

County Still Stumped On Child Support Contract

Sub Transmission Backup Line Options Presented To Council

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Kearney County Seniors End Year In B-5 Tourney

The Kearney County Senior American Legion baseball team saw its 2016 season come to an end in the Class B-5 Area Tournament held in Central City at Kernel Field on Saturday. The Seniors lost to Pierce...

First Bank Seniors Remain In B-5 Area Tourney

Kearney County First Bank had entered area tournament play on a bit of a roll, having won four of their previous five contests. Through the first three rounds of the B5 double-elimination tourney in Central...

Minden’s Kissinger To Be A Husker

Minden Whippet senior Taylor Kissinger made it official on Tuesday announcing on Twitter that she has selected to play womens basketball for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. Kissinger, who came...

Junior Golf Academy Has A Successful Summer Season

The Minden Country Club hosted the 2016 Junior Golf Academy beginning June 2 and running once a week through June 30. Steve Exstrom and Eric Christensen served as instructors providing lessons in swing...

Minden Swim Team Hosts Qualifying

These are the qualifiers from Saturday’s meet results only. The top three places automatically went to the state meet in Lexington on July 19. The rest of the places are filled by two other qualifying...

Kearney County Srs. Drop Pair To Melons

First Bank Seniors Split With McCook

KC Seniors Fall On Road To D-T, 8-3

Kearney County Seniors Fall To Ord

First Bank Seniors Get Win Over Holdrege, 7-3

Juniors End Year At Home

KC Seniors Fall To Broken Bow

First Bank Seniors Fall At Home, 6-5

Aurora Cooperative Falls To Gothenburg

First Bank Seniors Pick Up Two Wins Over Kearney Little Caesars, York